Sex therapist, Paul shared popular refrains he hears from male patients on what goes through their mind during sex. So now it’s our turn!Continue Reading
Sex in the Media: Explore or Ignore – “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande”
This is one of those “run – don’t walk” moments, People – “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande” is a must-see. You don’t have to run too far, however – hell, you don’t even have to put on a bra – “GLtYLG” is streaming on Hulu.Continue Reading
No, That Is Not A Weird Way To Orgasm.
I find myself reassuring women all day long in my sex therapy practice. Many, many, many women have orgasms while on their stomachs and not when they are on their backs. Really? Really and Truly? YES! I don’t know what it is about the “stomach orgasm” that makes so many women feel like if they orgasm …Continue Reading
Contemplate, Then Masturbate!
We see you, Self Magazine! Their issue featured a fantastic and comprehensive article on masturbation and all the what’s, how’s and whys were at the party. We highly recommend you check it out and we recommend even more highly that you find some time to explore and play! Extra points to the authors for their inclusivity: …Continue Reading
Fantasies… Fantasies… Fantasies…
When I fantasize about something, does that mean that I really want that thing to happen? (I get asked this all the time!) NO. No. And no. All it means is that you like to fantasize about that activity/act/event. Now, very commonly women get upset about their fantasies because they think that they are not …Continue Reading
Are better female orgasms possible? Research may hold the answer.
I try not to spend too much time on the internet clicking on the many links and posts that read “Better Orgasms,” but this link seemed a bit more academic and possibly might be worth a look. In the article “Building a Better Female Orgasm” we are introduced to research on the mind-body connection to …Continue Reading
She learned to have an orgasm. And so can you.
This was an article written about one of my very favorite patients of all time. She was smart, she was funny, she was warm, she was real and she STUCK WITH IT. Learning to have an orgasm the first time can be really tricky. It’s like a new pathway the brain needs to learn and …Continue Reading
The Perk of Predictability
Sometimes unpredictability makes life more fun, adventurous, and interesting. But when it comes to sexual dysfunction, unpredictability can intensify the emotional pain and lead to continued avoidance and distance. When you can’t trust that your body and mind will show up for sex the way you hope, it may make you want to say, why …Continue Reading
Did You Know?
In our center, we often discuss—with our patients and amongst the staff– the myths and misconceptions people have around relationships and sexuality. But it’s hard to be aware of it, because you don’t know what you don’t know. And with the abundance of inaccurate sexual information all over the place, it’s difficult to get the …Continue Reading
Sex in a New World
So, you’re single again. The last time you thought about sleeping with someone you were wondering how to muffle the snoring. The idea of sex was just that, an idea. You never imagined thinking about STDs and lingerie again! The good news is you get to date again. The even better news is that you …Continue Reading